About Prof. Herman Lew
Herman Lew is an Associate Professor and the director of the B.F.A. Film & Video Program in the Department of Media and Communication Arts at The City College of New York. He received his B.A. from California State University of Los Angeles and his M.F.A. from New York University Graduate Film/TV Program. Professor Lew’s extensive and diverse work as a cinematographer has been seen nationally and internationally and includes feature films, documentaries, commercials, music videos, dance, experimental, and museum installations. His recent camera work includes the documentaries “Hans Richter – Everything Turns, Everything Revolves”, “The Alloy Orchestra – Filmstudie”, “Slaying the Dragon Reloaded”, “(En) Countering Bias”, and “Still, Present, Past”.
He is the recipient of a New York Foundation For The Arts Fellowship and has received grants from the New York State Council On The Arts for his own film and video projects. Since 1989 Professor Lew has been the director of the nationally recognized Film & Video Production Workshop program at Third World Newsreel, the oldest progressive media organization in the country.
Courses Regularly Taught
Last Updated: 1/3/13